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Project Manager – Commercial Construction
Columbus, OH

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$80,000 - $95,000 / yr


PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT – Commercial Construction 
 
There are dozens of Project Manager openings for people with commercial construction background.  If you are desperate for a job, you can probably find one.   
 
But, you aren’t desperate.  You want something better than your current situation.  
 
So, what makes this one “better”?
  • Premier, fully integrated development, design, real estate, construction company
  • A company where people stay and grow with the company
  • All local to central Ohio work.  You are at home every night.
  • You share in the profits of your builds and have an ownership stake
  • Exceptional health and insurance benefits, plus strong PTO, training, additional benefits and perks 
  • The “owner / client” is a company colleague, internal to the firm. Everybody is pulling in the same direction. 
The job:
 
This is a Project Manager leading builds of large free standing structures such as warehouses and similar facilities in the 100k to 250k square foot range.  As an experienced Project Manager, you’ve developed project plans and budgets, and managed to them.  You know that the associated risks that can turn a build from profitable to losing money and know to mitigate these risks. You’ll negotiate contracts with vendors and subs and know there are unforeseen events and conditions that are bound to arise, and can deal with them.  On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be monitoring progress, working with the Construction Super on site to drive the schedule, and coordinate with project owners and stakeholders.  You’ll support maybe two or three projects at a time depending on project nature and size – one in startup, one mid schedule, and maybe one that is closing out. 
 
To be successful, you’ll be knowledgeable on structural precast/ tilt up construction, experienced at industrial tenant build-out projects.  You’ll understand that it’s critical to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing with all stakeholders – clients, consultants, vendors, and peers, adapting your style to the audience.  Moreover, you’ll know how to negotiate when there’s unanticipated changes required. 
 
What it takes:
  • Education: Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Ideal candidates should possess a minimum of 5 years of commercial construction PM experience, with projects of similar size and scope.
  • Proven ability to manage architects, engineers, sub-contractors, and other vendors throughout all phases of a project.
  • Experience negotiating and preparing contracts for all vendors and sub-contractors.
  • Ability to communicate and implement project-specific: safety, quality, and stormwater management protocols (SWPPP).
  • Must be well-versed in commercial construction methodologies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Must be a results-oriented team player with exceptional time-management and organizational skills.
  • Pride in your projects and what you do. Driven to complete projects on time and on budget while maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Expertise in Excel, Procore, Smartsheet preferred.
  • Experience with design and full build projects preferred.
What separates you from others: 
  • You want to build VALUE for clients.
  • You have the ability to manage large and small projects independently.
  • You like to work with a team of friendly hard-working individuals.
  • You have a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • You have the ability to tactfully discuss budget and schedule with the Stakeholders and facilitate conversations.
  • You work as a team member to do what it takes to meet each and every client deliverable.
  • You multi-task, prioritize, and “Make It Happen”.
  • You love what you do.
What’s next:
 
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